Why I Volunteer for Maker Faire Kansas City

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again. Without the help of our volunteers, we would not be able to give you the best possible Maker Faire we can. So we’ve reached out to our volunteers and have asked them — Why?  Our first in this series is from one of our superstar volunteers, Todd.Continue Reading

Big Kansas City Returns

MAKERS —  Big Kansas City returns for its second annual conference, and it needs you!   What is Big Kansas City? It’s an annual conference of “Founders, designers, developers, investors and the like Converging on the Midwest for two and a half days Sharing ideas, co-creating experiences, and inspiring altered landscape” hosted by Silicon PrairieContinue Reading

Makers Highlighted

We know we’ve been a little quiet on the blog post after Maker Faire ended, but no worries! We are back up and running. We were just trying to catch up on all the awesome media (social and printed) about the Faire. If you’re interested, all social media news clips and blogs that are postedContinue Reading

Maker Faire Kansas City Recap!

Are you sure you saw everything there was to see at Maker Faire Kansas City last weekend? Cause if not, makezine.com has a  video AND a photo recap of Day 1 and Day 2 for you! Be sure to check out the photos from the Faire here!Continue Reading

Maker of Merit

Some of our Maker Faire Crew was given a chance to award our Makers with the Blue Ribbon ‘Maker of Merit.’ These Makers have demonstrated great creativity, ingenuity and innovation for their Maker Faire project, and we would like to show you some of our winners. A few of our Makers actually received TWO ‘Maker ofContinue Reading

Maker Faire News Coverage: Kansas City Star

All work below was done by Kansas City Star Staff; Original Article can be found here. ________________ Maker Faire transforms Union Station into creative hotbed BY SARAH GISH THE KANSAS CITY STAR On Sunday afternoon, Union Station looked more like a film set than a train station. In the station’s monumental Grand Hall, two menContinue Reading

Maker Faire Schedule and Program is HERE!!

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Maker Faire Kansas City Parking

With four days to go, we just want to send a little reminder to everyone about parking.   Maker Faire Parking at Union Station:  West Yards Parking Garage at Union Station Kansas City – $5  Triangle Parking Lot off Pershing Road at Union Station Kansas City – $10 Strollers are welcome at Maker Faire KansasContinue Reading

Meet the Maker: Modio

Do you have an iPad? Because you sure are going to want one after you see this! Modio is a new app for iPad that lets YOU build and modify incredible creatures and characters then easily print from for play using a desktop 3D Printer! Modio wants you to unleash your creativity with this newContinue Reading

National Day of Making is Here!

Today is the National Day of Making! The Maker Studio at Science City is having an open house from now until 3PM. The activities include: 11:00 JETPACKS 12:00 MAKE A LIGHTENING BUG 1:00 MAKE A BOAT 2:00 MAKE A CATAPULTContinue Reading